Navigation Links
Biotech, food and the future
Date:8/30/2011

From medicine and food to energy and agriculture, bio-based innovations are in great demand, providing new solutions to the challenges faced by societies in the 21st century. New innovations in plant biotechnology, such as the development of gluten-free wheat, could bring hope to those suffering from Celiac disease. On a global scale, as the world population nears seven billion people, biotechnology plays an increasing role in plant health and thereby, human food supplies.

While it is just one field of bioscience, plant biotechnology combines scientific findings and applied research in an exemplary manner, with great impact in the fields of nutrition and medicine. With these advances, new questions arise for the global populace. How will these biotech advances directly affect our lives and our economy? What policy maneuvers are being implemented in the U.S. and Germany to support this groundbreaking research and bring it to market? How do policy and public opinion influence biotechnology's role in food production in the U.S. and Germany?

Join Prof. Karl-Heinz Kogel, Head of the Department of Phytopathology, Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus-Liebig-University Gieen, and Dr. Rina Singh, Director of Policy, Science & Renewable Chemicals, Industrial Biotechnology and Environmental Section, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), as they discuss biotechnology's ever-evolving role in feeding, fueling, and healing the world. Dr. Nathan Tinker, Executive Director, New York Biotechnology Association (NYBA), will moderate.

The discussion will take place on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at the German Center for Research and Innovation (871 United Nations Plaza, First Avenue, btw. 48th & 49th Streets) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the German State of Hessen U.S. Office for Economic Development and presented in cooperation with the New York Biotechnology Association (NYBA).


'/>"/>
Contact: Andrea Deierlein
deierlein@germaninnovation.org
212-339-8606
German Center for Research and Innovation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. UT Southwesterns BioCenter driving biotech, medical innovation in North Texas
2. Biotech, nanotech and synthetic biology roles in future food supply explored
3. Human influence on the 21st century climate: 1 possible future for the atmosphere
4. Amplified nanotubes may power the future
5. Changing Planet town hall at Arizona State University: Adapting to our water future
6. Cancer data not readily available for future research
7. Water for future generations
8. IOF calls for improved strategies to close the treatment gap and reduce future burden of fractures
9. Greenhouse ocean study offers warning for future
10. Seed mixtures and insurance pest management: Future norm in the Corn Belt?
11. Back to the future: EPAs top scientist and Ben Franklin to talk on science and innovation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... discovered that acral melanomas the rare type of skin ... genetically distinct from other more common types of skin cancer, ... journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research . , Acral ... of the feet, nail-beds and other hairless parts of the ... caused by UV damage from the sun. , The team, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Your chairs, synthetic rugs and plastic bags could one ... waste rather than petroleum, scientists are now reporting. The ... help the world deal with its agricultural and plastic ... . , Athanassia Athanassiou, Ilker S. Bayer and colleagues ... plastic,s popularity is constantly growing. In 2012, its production ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 1 (PS1) absorbs light and its energy is ... to biomass. Photovoltaic devices, mostly build from silicon ... electricity. One approach for the development of cheaper ... with the isolated membrane protein complexes of photosynthesis. ... stable PS1 from thermophilic cyanobacteria that live in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists learn more about rare skin cancer that killed Bob Marley 2A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis 2
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (June 2, 2010) Internationally renowned ... applied worldwide in the biopharmaceutical industry, has achieved ... field of biotechnology. The proven potential for future ... living cells to engineer their surfaces and secreted ...
... the world is fed and fueled will in large ... that is increasingly sustainable or a dead end for ... concludes that dramatically reforming, re-thinking and redesigning two sectorsenergy ... Current patterns of production and consumption of both ...
... climate will increase river runoff to the Baltic Sea, thus ... study from the University of Gothenburg reveals that the effect ... runoff and increase salinity in the Baltic Sea. "There ... researcher Daniel Hansson. The Baltic is a young, brackish ...
Cached Biology News:Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 3Fossil-fuel use and feeding world cause greatest environmental impacts: UNEP panel 2Fossil-fuel use and feeding world cause greatest environmental impacts: UNEP panel 3Fossil-fuel use and feeding world cause greatest environmental impacts: UNEP panel 4Fossil-fuel use and feeding world cause greatest environmental impacts: UNEP panel 5Fossil-fuel use and feeding world cause greatest environmental impacts: UNEP panel 6Warmer climate makes Baltic more salty 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 21, 2014 Mathematic ... at Harvard University , and funded by the ... aggressive cells within tumors can be visually identified for elimination. ... tumor,s growth. The study, which shows a topological map of ... needed time in cancer research, for while tumor cells can ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Pursuit ... selling optimization technology and services for Life Sciences ... “Grading Pharma’s Use of New Commercial Sales Models” ... & Analytics. , The article examines some innovative ... that are being tested in the pharmaceutical market. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... On Wednesday of last week RENU 28, the world's ... became available for purchase in Australia and New Zealand, and ... 28 works is, if you think about the definition of ... cellular renewal within your body. If you think about the ... cellular renewal. What RENU 28 does is it works with ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... have succeeded in measuring vibrational motion of a single ... how vibration of a single molecule differs from the ... was performed at the University of California, Irvine, where ... works as a visiting fellow under professor Vartkess A. ... team was lead by Professor Eric O. Potma. The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Science Power Jeffrey Epstein and Harvard University Fund Project to Visually Stop Tumor Growth 2Pursuit's Peter Robinson Publishes "Grading Pharma's Use of New Commercial Sales Models" 2RENU 28 Skin Care Now Available in Australia and New Zealand 2Seeing a molecule breathe 2
... Oct. 30 Vical Incorporated,(Nasdaq: VICL ) ... BioFin,Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference will ... Eastern Time. Vical,s President and Chief,Executive Officer, Vijay ... technologies, development programs, and strategic partnerships.,The webcast will ...
... NanoBio(R) Corporation, a,biopharmaceutical company focused on ... and treatment of infectious diseases, today,announced the ... president of,research. Sutcliffe brings 26 years ... of,new antibiotics, with particular emphasis on understanding ...
... Corporation,(Nasdaq: DNDN ) today announced that management will present ... & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference The New York ... ET, JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference Four Seasons ... ET, Lazard Capital Markets Fourth Annual Healthcare Conference ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vical to Present at Investor Conferences 2Dr. Joyce Sutcliffe Joins the NanoBio Team as Vice President of Research 2
Pancreatic Cell Cryopreservation Medium (2X) is intended for the cryopreservation of LT2 Immortalized Pancreatic Mesenchymal Cells (SCR013) and VIT1 Primary Pancreatic Mesenchymal Cells (SCR014)....
LAB/Probe Mouse-Rabbit DAB Kit...
Mouse monoclonal [SH-A1] to S100 alpha ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 6271 SwissProtID: P23297...
G-protein coupled purinergic receptor P2Y8...
Biology Products: